Tidal Works

Jensen Bowers has detailed knowledge of  legislation, associated statutory processes and agency requirements, positioning us as the firm of choice to achieve your development needs.

Jensen Bowers has extensive experience obtaining approvals for a variety of marine structures and infrastructure including:

  • Private and Public Pontoons
  • Multi-berth Marinas
  • Jetties
  • Landings
  • Revetment Walls
  • Bridge Infrastructure

Our project experience includes:

  • Residential Marina – Wynnum Road, Norman Park (Stockland)
  • Public Pontoon – King Arthur Terrace, Tennyson (Mirvac and Brisbane City Council)
  • Revetment wall – Quay Street, Bulimba
  • Bridge works for M7 Clem Jones Tunnel (Leighton Baulderstone Bilfinger Berger JV)
  • Over 200 tidal works approvals for private marine infrastructure in the Brisbane River and South East Queensland
  • Many River boundary investigations in conjunction with Jensen Bowers’ surveyors
  • Pontoons in ‘undeveloped tidal water ways’ under State Coastal Act
  • Securing land tenure leases for marinas

Jensen Bowers offers a “one-stop shop” approach for seeking tidal works approvals. We can co-ordinate all planning, engineering approvals, together with provision of surveying and plan drafting services. This informed and streamlined approach takes labour intensive paperwork and co-ordination off your hands. Our services can be tailored to suit your needs and can include:

  • Co-ordination of approvals from Council and State referral agencies. In Brisbane we fast track quick approvals through RiskSMART
  • Approvals for mangrove and marine plant disturbance and trees on freehold land
  • Notification of Native Title
  • Advice on river boundary and potential unallocated State land
  • Re-surveys and re-defining river and ambulatory boundaries
  • Plan preparation with RPEQ sign off and as-constructed RPEQ sign off (where required)
  • Seeking tenure approvals including term and seabed leases and permits to occupy
  • Advice on layout with regards to agency and legislative requirements

To find out more

Feel free to contact our Planning Manager, Ben Haynes, to discuss your project requirements on 07 3319 4933 or by email.